1867Blue Bk for Col. 1866 FF19Barber and yellow fish are caught in considerable quantities in the Orange and Kraai Rivers.
1880P. GillmoreOn Duty 132In the Mooi river good fishing is to be obtained. Yellow-fish,...are abundant, and grow to a great size.
1913W.W. ThompsonSea Fisheries of Cape Col. 138The best species is the Geel-mogel (Barbus holubi)..it is considered the best variety for eating, and in the Zak River is called Geel-visch or yellow-fish and grows to 4 or 5 lbs in weight.
1945H. GerberFish Fare 79Yellowfish..Orange, Vaal & Limpopo River systems. Although these fish have rather prominent Y-shaped bones, the flesh is fairly palatable.
1964V. PohlDawn & After 39I caught three yellow-fish in quick succession...After treating the lot of us, the doctor informed our parents that yellow fish roe could be poisonous at certain times of the year.
1971Farmer’s Weekly 12 May 86I later caught so many yellowfish that a young Bantu boy who served me as a gillie could not carry the bag of fish.
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